Q: What is a Classroom Mini Grant?
A: The Nebraska Farm Bureau Classroom Mini grant is a grant made from Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation to assist a teacher in fulfilling an innovative teaching project or field trip. Grant amounts vary based on a project’s need. Grants are available for K-12 teaching environments.
Q: What is the criteria for selection?
A:The project should enhance student's knowledge of the importance of agriculture in their lives. Innovative and inter-disciplinary programs will be encouraged. Field trips and assemblies must be linked to classroom learning objectives and should outline specific pre- and post-event activities.
Applications will be evaluated by a panel of judges (educators and agricultural leaders). The criteria for selection will be based on the completeness of the application in each area:
- Strong agricultural message
- Alignment with state content standards
- Method of assessment
- Quality of resources
Q: How do teachers apply?
A: Complete the application online.